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Recap - Chippewas Defeat Ohio 26-23

Saylor Lavallii ran for 184 yards as Central Michigan handled Ohio by a score of 26-23 on Saturday at Peden Stadium.

Central Michigan was an underdog by 20 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 51.5.

Cooper Rush completed 20 of 28 pass attempts for 224 yards for the Chippewas in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bobcats defense.

Beau Blankenship rushed for 70 yards for Ohio, while Ryan Boykin added 44 yards. Tyler Tettleton threw for 319 yards for the Bobcats, while receivers Chase Cochran and Donte Foster had 122 and 118 yards respectively.

Central Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Ohio 439-432 yards in Saturday's game. Ohio had more first downs as that total ended up 25-22.

The time of possession battle favored Central Michigan as their offense was on the field for 35:46, longer than the 24:08 of their opponents.

Next game, Central Michigan takes its act home to face Northern Illinois looking for another win. For Ohio, they head on the road to face Eastern Michigan.